verb (used with object), res·cued, res·cu·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for rescue
After Garrett was lifted from the surf on a ski, his rescuer also was recovered safely.Surfer Garrett McNamara May Have Conquered His 100-Foot Wave|Andy Jacobsohn|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He found his measure of peace in becoming a rescuer and a baby saver with the FDNY.
The tower was minutes from collapsing when he uttered the final words of somebody who was a rescuer to the very end.
Is this really the man to make the case to middle America that he is their rescuer?Why Mitt Romney Will Prove To Be a Feeble Presidential Nominee|Michael Tomasky|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“One of my sons will bring the chadri back to you soon,” Malika said, embracing her friend and rescuer.
Everyone was too concerned over Bubbles to trouble about her rescuer.From Out the Vasty Deep|Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
He ran toward her, and she to him, hands out to meet her rescuer.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
Choking ensues, and not only is the rescuer let go, but the other is left so helpless as to be completely under control.Swimming Scientifically Taught|Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
O'Hana, it comes in most befitting that opportunity is afforded to favour the rescuer with something of greater value than thanks.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
Should this be accomplished, the rescuer calls "Ring-a-lievio!"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for rescue
verb -cues, -cuing or -cued (tr)
- the act or an instance of rescuing
- (as modifier)a rescue party